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Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By WhyFi

And, again - think about the increased stiffness...

And, again - think about the increased stiffness of the casing, the inaccuracy of most pump gauges and then the percentage of the overall deviation (I assume that this 10psi difference is on skinny...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By WhyFi

He's referring to WAM (width as measured) and RAM...

He's referring to WAM (width as measured) and RAM (radius as measured), figures that have recently been pushed forward by a number of manufacturers, primarily those making tire and/or frames, so that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By WhyFi

They're measured as mounted. As for your...

They're measured as mounted.

As for your example, I wouldn't worry about it. a) big whoop - you're going to take inflation recommendations with a grain of salt, anyway, given preference, road...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Okay, I think that these are pretty fly - ...

Okay, I think that these are pretty fly -

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/598x741/shoein_e915b283866b72d92b4cfb754549f65320126e9f.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

You were just struck by Beth's Hollywood golden...

You were just struck by Beth's Hollywood golden age beauty, weren't ya? ;)

Great show.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

You've moved from shovels to augers, I see.

You've moved from shovels to augers, I see.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

I'd consider it for someone less arrogant in...

I'd consider it for someone less arrogant in their wrongness. You? Nah.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

It's strangely fascinating to watch someone in a...

It's strangely fascinating to watch someone in a hole ask for more shovels.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

You're just asking to be @'ed more frequently,...

You're just asking to be @'ed more frequently, ain't ya?

;)
01-25-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,170
Posted By WhyFi

I see this, too.

I see this, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

Read more.

Read more.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

We know.

We know.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

It is... if you know the story.

It is... if you know the story.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,472
Posted By WhyFi

Ah. If you're doing rides in destinations away...

Ah. If you're doing rides in destinations away from home, I would strongly consider a dedicated GPS cycling computer with mapping/routing capabilities (turn-by-turn with road names is handy) and I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Ew.

Ew.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Oh god, that's a pet peeve of mine - when people...

Oh god, that's a pet peeve of mine - when people talk away from you or when they talk to you at a time when your hearing is clearly compromised. My wife is always trying to talk to me when I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,394
Posted By WhyFi

You proved that you're right by showing that a...

You proved that you're right by showing that a broad-strokes power: weight chart has him in the ballpark of beginners? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, yeah - that's going to be problematic for...

Ah, yeah - that's going to be problematic for this type of game. One of the beautiful aspects is that you can choose your playthrough style, which is awesome in terms of replayability. but a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

It's similar but better. It uses the same engine,...

It's similar but better. It uses the same engine, but there are some tweaks to gameplay and the storylines, and story telling in general, are better.

Character creation and the tutorial is the...
01-25-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,551
Posted By WhyFi

I seem to remember them mentioning that Conor was...

I seem to remember them mentioning that Conor was a member of the time trial team when he was riding professionally, though, so that beer might be in peril. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,472
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, I have scouted (and later rode) a number of...

Yup, I have scouted (and later rode) a number of routes like this in the last couple years - convenience stores are an afterthought compared to the road surface and shoulder, to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

I'll have to check that out, too. But 84...

I'll have to check that out, too.

But 84 hours? Pffft - you don't want to know how many hours I've got in to Fallout: New Vegas. :twitchy:
01-25-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,551
Posted By WhyFi

For me, at least, 440w is in a weird no-man's...

For me, at least, 440w is in a weird no-man's land - there's just not much reason to stay there for long unless you're ungodly strong. I bet that you could hold it much longer that 15sec if you were...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, and that's why it's really nice to put...

Yup, and that's why it's really nice to put numbers on that.
01-25-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,170
Posted By WhyFi

Changes in height have a pretty drastic effect in...

Changes in height have a pretty drastic effect in Zwift, so I hear.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, the left crank arm meters are the most...

Yeah, the left crank arm meters are the most affordable, just not as easy to move around as pedals.

And yeah, pacing via power makes a big difference. First, it keeps you from over-exerting early...
01-25-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,551
Posted By WhyFi

GCN did the video on how long individuals could...

GCN did the video on how long individuals could hold the power from Wiggin's hour record, which was ~440w. The schmoe off the street didn't last one minute, Ollie almost made it to 4 minutes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Obsidian is a good developer. Fallout: New Vegas...

Obsidian is a good developer. Fallout: New Vegas is one of my favorites, The Outer Worlds is great, and Pillars is an awesome modern/throwback RPG.



Huh. Hadn't heard of it before - looks...
01-25-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,170
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, but it's watts/drag which, given similar...

Yeah, but it's watts/drag which, given similar on-bike position, is going to scale differently than w/kg. So the bigger person making more absolute power will have increased frontal area and drag,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

That and 2x of the most unlikely catches in SB...

That and 2x of the most unlikely catches in SB history.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

I need to revisit and finish Pillars of Eternity...

I need to revisit and finish Pillars of Eternity - great game, but life got in the way, it was shuffled to the side and then I forgot about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Yes - a baseline with good PM data was the...

Yes - a baseline with good PM data was the assumption.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Some of those take up a lot of GPU resources,...

Some of those take up a lot of GPU resources, don't they? Or are they more CPU-intensive? The closest I get is the occasional iso RPG, but they don't usually have as many moving parts onscreen.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

What kind of pedals do you have in mind? SPD...

What kind of pedals do you have in mind? SPD seems to be the 900lb gorilla when it comes to mud and dirt, unless you're one of those filthy flat pedal users.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

:roflmao: One of the nice things about...

:roflmao:

One of the nice things about Intervals is that, when you're riding without a PM, it does a better job of estimating your effort than Strava and it's added to the load tally. That's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

I don't need that kind of immersion - too much...

I don't need that kind of immersion - too much potential for addiction, for me. Sleep would be the first thing to go. :twitchy:



Yeah, don't even bother unless you have a specific game in mind...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Fixed See above. :p

Fixed



See above.

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Again - no perfect solution, but the pedals are...

Again - no perfect solution, but the pedals are probably the most sensible, which is Step 1. The full instructions are:

1) find a sensible way of getting power on your most performance-oriented...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

You know that you're not going to find a perfect...

You know that you're not going to find a perfect solution, so just go with a good solution.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. I just like to game... but I haven't had much...

Ha. I just like to game... but I haven't had much time or energy for it lately. Now that I think about it, I bought a new, pretty decent GPU last year and I don't think that I've played one...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

I see the score, but I'm not watching the game....

I see the score, but I'm not watching the game. Had Diggs had a sideline hissy-fit yet?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

I would assume so. When you have two, they...

I would assume so. When you have two, they typically have a slave/master deal going on, so one PM reports to the other and then that one communicates to your computer. You just need to set them up...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

That's a great price, I think. If I wasn't...

That's a great price, I think. If I wasn't thinking about more shop purchases, I'd be tempted to get one for the Haanjo.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Good call. Look this over bampilot06 - ...

Good call. Look this over bampilot06 -

https://support.stagescycling.com/en/support/solutions/articles/1000137517-how-can-i-find-out-if-my-bicycle-is-compatible-with-a-stages-power-meter-
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

https://www.clevertraining.com/stages-power-meter-...

https://www.clevertraining.com/stages-power-meter-shimano-105-7000

I don't know if the promo code is linked to my account, but you're welcome to try it. I'll dig it up and PM it to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Eh, that's not that bad. Most manufacturers...

Eh, that's not that bad. Most manufacturers recommend 5mm minimum above the stem, anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

I follow GPU releases and supply problems - I...

I follow GPU releases and supply problems - I know what it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Scrambles one egg and measures little scoops....

Scrambles one egg and measures little scoops. He'll keep the scrambled egg in a sealed container in the fridge so that he can use it over a couple days/recipes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 48,201
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah. It's basing that off of HR and stated FTP....

Yeah. It's basing that off of HR and stated FTP. Cool for someone with power on some bikes, but not others, but not as useful for someone without power/HR response baseline
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